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Aug 7, 2013 4:00pm PDT
? >> and now, "bbc world news america." president obama cancels a moscow summit with president putin. this after russia grantor -- granted edwards snowden asylum, sending at chill through relations. throughoutg flights the region. it cost billions and has the backing of key countries. inside a project which could power the future. pairs of atoms and infusing them together. this will release more energy. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. today relations between the u.s. and russia and another snack when president obama canceled a planned meeting with president putin in russia next month. this comes just days after russia decided to grant asylum to the former intelligence analyst, edwards noted. -- edward snowden. two towering figures on the world stage. relations between russia and washington have never been more, has hadpresident obama a major diplomatic snub aimed at president putin. edward snowden is at the center of the latest round. the former contractor fled america after leaking government secrets. the u.s. is unhappy after russia g
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Aug 9, 2013 2:30pm PDT
of industries. what can we do for you? and now, "bbc world news america." president obama announced his government surveillance program and assesses this deteriorating relationship with russia. >> we're doing things that are good for the united states and hopefully good for russia as well. but recognizing there are going to be some differences. we will not be able to completely disguise them. >> hiding in plain sight. this sicilian mafia boss was living in italy for decades. italy wants him back to serve his time. it is summer. it must be time for that vacation souvenir. we will trace how the trinkets have become big business. onwelcome to our viewers public television in america and around the globe. today president obama held a wide ranging press conference at the white house on the eve of leaving for his summer vacation. on the agenda was announcing new oversight and transparency in the surveillance programs that have come under fire. relations with russia were also front and center. presidenturged clinton to think forward instead of backward. tourged president putin think forward in
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Aug 23, 2013 2:30pm PDT
" reporting from washington. president obama says the alleged chemical attack in syria is a big event of grave concern but the british take it a step further. course we do believe that this is a chemical attack by the assad regime on a large scale. >> 40 people are killed and hundreds wounded after two car explosions ripped through the lebanese city of tripoli. one photographer shows us the many ways in which martin luther king is portrayed across the u.s.. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and all and around the globe. a big event of grave concern, that is how president obama has described the alleged chemical attack outside of damascus earlier this week. the british foreign secretary has said in no uncertain terms that his government leaves that syrian regime attacked its own people. even russia has joined calls for leading you when inspectors investigate. letting you when .nvestigators in >> treating the injured from the alleged chemical attack in the damascus suburbs. adults and children, frantic medical workers. still unverified, but this new footage is from a syrian
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Aug 28, 2013 4:00pm PDT
after martin luther historicvered his speech, president obama stands on the same spot for the commemoration. >> no one can match his brilliance, but we are willing to take our first step for justice. i know that flame remains. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. there appears to be a split over when and how to act against syria. the british government says it will wait for a report from inspectors, but the u.s. says action cannot be held up by intransigence. as the world waits to see what the u.s. and its allies will do, syrian neighbors are preparing for repercussions. >> in syria it self the u.n. weapons inspectors have been taking their first look at one of the areas where chemical weapons were supposedly used. senior british officials are .ure americans it is hard to think britain will not be involved, but the british government is desperate to avoid huge mistakes when a rack was invaded 10 years ago. was invaded 10 years ago. i do not know, but president administration are not known to be trigger-happy. what they will de
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Aug 30, 2013 2:30pm PDT
can we do for you? and now, bbc "world news america." washington, from i'm kathy k. the obama administration makes the case, action against the syrian regime. >> the united states government 1429nows that at least syrians were killed in this attack. >> the president himself says he has not made up his mind, and any u.s. response to the chemical attacks will be limited. >> we are not considering any open-ended commitments, any boots on the ground approach. >> saying goodbye to seamus mosty, one of the world's treasured poets, has died at the age of 74. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america, and around the globe. inflicting messages from the obama administration about a possible military -- conflicting messages from the obama administration about a possible military intervention in syria. in muted remarks, the president insisted no decision had been made, and any action would be limited and narrow. is america going to attack the assad regime, and when? mark mardell starts our coverage. in a damascus suburb, witnessed second hand by the whole world is a challe
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Aug 15, 2013 2:30pm PDT
." thatay after the clashes killed more than 600 people in egypt, president obama condemned the violence but cut short of cutting off aid. >> our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets. >> a car bomb rips through a suburb of beirut, killing 18 people and a stronghold of hezbollah. revealed species was to the world today. actually it has been hiding in plain sight. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. egypt's capital city has been the scene of morning, anger, and unrest after the clashes between security forces and supporters that -- of mohamed morsi. more than 600 people have died and their opponents say the number is higher. tonight the un security council is getting an emergency briefing. jeremy bowen reports from cairo on the days events. the setsrought ice up of the mops because in cairo, dead bodies decompose sought -- quickly. inside there were 200 in trouts, surrounded by their families. they blame the army commander. this is my brother, my sister. >> they were claiming bodies and wait
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Aug 26, 2013 2:30pm PDT
obama there must be accountability for those who would use the world most heinous weapons against the world's most honorable people. >> the high-profile trial draws to a close in china. now he also awaits the verdict. animals have long world rushes arctic oceans. oil and gas are moving and. tonight we look at the potential impact. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. a moral obscenity is what the u.s. secretary of state is accusing the assad regime of perpetrating against its own. today he ramped up the pressure by saying the syrian government was behind the use of chemical weapons last week and has now destroyed the evidence. this comes as inspectors trying to get to the scene of the alleged attack were fired on today. , watched byamascus the world, inspector set up this morning to visit one of the site of last week's alleged nerve gas attack. the car was replace. the survivors led to hundreds to death. they also examined what appears to be missions. it's been five days since the attack. the international manti is pressing to know who carri
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Aug 27, 2013 2:30pm PDT
president obama has spoken with david cameron, and it was announced that the british parliament will be recalled from their summer break on thursday. with a a short time ago senior member on the house foreign affairs committee. the last time we spoke about -- we it seems you were were further away from military action than we are now. i think the president is appropriately looking at all and i think issues, those pictures, those horrific pictures of children foaming at the mouth and gasping for breath, that is not something that the civilized world can sit back and allow to happen. century, and it think if you do not respond in some manner, it tells dictators and despots rulers that they can use this kind of behavior and get by. i do not think that is acceptable. appetiteis very little here in america for your position. before those pictures emerged from syria. is there information to support that the american public supports what you're suggesting? >> i think people are appalled after they have seen the pictures. the bottom line is the president or anyone conducting leadership,
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Aug 1, 2013 2:30pm PDT
between moscow and russia. president obama is under pressure to retaliate. an upcoming summit is in question. >> this was the moment this afternoon when edward snowden wearing a black rucksack with his back to the camera climbed into a car and disappeared into russia, the biggest country in the world. he had been stuck in limbo in the transit zone of the airport. he insisted he would not go to america to face trial. me aht, his lawyer showed copy of the document that grants him polit asylum in russia for at least a year. he said that he is in a hotel but he would not say where. >> the question of his security is obviously very important. a great powers trying to catch him. the name of the power is the united states of america. >> edward snowden himself said over the past eight weeks, we have seen the obama administration show no respect for international or domestic law but in the end, the law is winning. this evening, however, russia's longest serving dissident pondered whether he knew what he was doing. had the most noble intentions, promoting freedom of information in ameri
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Aug 21, 2013 2:30pm PDT
over these reports. joined by the man who used to be president obama's coordinator. that is a fairly depressing reaction from the international community. even if the us inspect others -- if the inspectors get there, their mandate is so limited. to act have been unable with any force because of the divisions between russia and the westone hand and on the other, so the security council has been unable to take action, and it reflect fundamentally different interest with theg hours western government calling on a flawed to leave. politicals not much activity. even if there was, is there much that could be done about these chemical weapons? >> these operations are very different. they would run the risk of triggering even more chemical weapons use. if the assad government thought butas going down in flames, i agree there is no pressure for president obama to get involved in another war in the middle east. he is determined to avoid reaction. >> would an attempt to avoid be possible and affect it? i think it is extremely unlike leave. wheres. has some ideas of there is reduction. even unde
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Aug 14, 2013 2:30pm PDT
of segregation because i had this feeling that obama was going to win and i wanted to be ready with a story. for someone, that dream would be astonishing. i started calling all around the country because i wanted somebody who was -- >> it took you 56 calls to find eugene who had worked at the white house. aat was it like for him as black man being in the white house during segregation? >> i think it was very emotional for him. you work at the most powerful address in the world, then he could go to his native virginia after work and he would have to beforeegregated bathroom the civil rights bills were passed in 1964. he lived in this rarefied bubble and yet he had to return to second-class citizenship. >> which president was he closest to? >> he spoke fondly of all of the president and all of the first ladies. president reagan and nancy reagan invited him to a state dinner in 1986. he was a butler invited as a guest. >> what does that mean to him? >> for his wife, it was like she was all of a sudden cinderella. it was like a dream. these were two people who were born in the american south. h
PBS
Aug 19, 2013 2:30pm PDT
. president obama canceling military exercises, but, at the moment, maintaining aid to egypt. does what washington does or does not do matter much to egyptians at the moment? >> it clearly matters. tv is somewhat obsessed with the united states. both sides of the divide imagine the united states is supporting their enemy. clearly, the united states as part of the conversation, and an influential player. think anything the united states can do can bring the country back from the brink, or change the decision-making of the egyptian authorities. i think it matters for the united states, and the association of the united states with the current crackdown, but i do not think the united states can change the decision-making of the egyptian authorities. >> michael has recently returned from cairo, with the very latest. thank you for joining us. a very tricky time in egypt. the u.s. government has said that her team gave it a heads-up about the detention of david maranda, the partner of a journalist who published information from whistleblower edward snowden. but the u.s. said it was not involv
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Aug 29, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. presidentt jet -- obama has briefed john boehner, and david cameron is talking to parliament. russia has called a meeting of the security council. no decision has been made but with a threat looming, president assad says that syria will defend itself. the syrian people are increasingly nervous as we report from damascus. it feels as if something big is coming to damascus. the supporters of president assad paraded on the hotel, outside of the where the u.n. inspectors and foreign correspondents are. they chanted a reference to the infamous militia of the regime. meeting aassad was delegation from yemen, telling them that syria would defend itself against western aggression. parliament, the call was for dialogue. a message from the parliamentary al islam.ihad he said al qaeda was the common enemy of syria and britain, and history shows that the local crisis could be much bigger. >> i want to remind you that the first and second world wars started like this. instead of standing against terrorism, the american government is supporting the terrorists. syria won't surrender in the face of an a
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Aug 6, 2013 2:30pm PDT
to death. president obama says drone strikes kill far fewer people than conventional operations. there is one of the most pro-american voices in yemen. >> the drones have been one of the most effective tools. attacking civilians for no reason. apology.or issue an >> last september, one person was working in the fields, and his father, mother, and sister had gone to visit the local health clinic. it was 3:00 p.m. when he heard a buzzing noise in the sky, and he looked up. given to usage was by a local journalist, and it is too gruesome to show in full. they were coming back from the waset, and the target probably a local al qaeda leader, seen traveling on the same stretch of road. 13 people were incinerated. the yemen government has promised an investigation into the attack, but no one we had spoken to had seen any evidence of an inquiry. claim to that does offer justice and redress is al qaeda. and provide funeral costs also financial support of the families of those killed, and they also pressure the relatives of those killed to join up to get revenge. it is clear it even when
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Aug 12, 2013 2:30pm PDT
. hashe obama administration announced a major change to the way certain crimes are tosecuted in an attempt reduce the overflowing prison population. attorney general eric holder said that the way that minor offenses were sent to prison was broken and ineffective. a man died in hospital in hungary after suffering from medical problems. at one point, he talked the list of most wanted nazi war criminals. the israeli government has published the names of 26 palestinian visitors said to be released as part of a deal. the announcement comes after palestinian officials accused sabotage trying to negotiations by proving more than 1000 new settlement homes. a primary school has been turned into a temporary shelter after a 6.1 earthquake in tibet. no casualties were reported. u.s., he was ae feared boston mob boss in the 1970's and in 1980's who became one of the most wanted fugitives in the united states. now a jury has found james ganglandlger guilty of crimes including 11 killers. he now faces life in prison. we have the story. >> james whitey bulger convicted today of money launder
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Aug 13, 2013 2:30pm PDT
a difference? >> it is right time-right place as well. at some point president obama will probably have to get involved with his people to sit down for that final phase. but then of course any deal will probably have to be taken to a referendum on both sides, particularly among the palestinians since hamas is not a part of the process. you may get the terms of a deal, and the key is whether the populations go along with. that will depend on what they come up with. >> in egypt today there have been more clashes between security forces and supporters of mohamed morsi. human rights cam paperers have -- campaigners have warned of more attacks on christian minority. according to church leaders, more than 100 members have been killed since january of 2011. last week a 10-year-old girl died in the violence. our correspondent has spoken to her distraught parents. >> this mother's life changed forever on tuesday. her only child, 10-year-old jessie was shot ted as she walked home from church in cairo. she says her daughter was just ecoming a young woman. she and her husband, egyptian christians believe
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Aug 5, 2013 4:00pm PDT
will reopen. today white house spokesman jay carney said the obama administration decided to take the steps out of an abundance of caution. >> we take the threat very seriously and have taken action because of that. i'm not in a position to discuss specific intelligence but we believe that this threat is significant. the threat is emanating from and may be directed towards the arabe ban peninsula but it is beyond that potentially and that is why we have taken some of the actions we have taken. >> for more on the alert in place and the threat behind them, i spoke a brief time ago with the senior policy adviser for national security at the thirdway. inside the campaign that killed bin laden and devastated al qaeda. we're hearing reports that it was the head of al qaeda in pakistan who told the head of al qaeda in yemen to carry out this attack. what do you make of that? >> any time the head of al qaeda in pakistan talks to yemen, it's going to be front-page news. and the fact that these two men are talking to each other suggests that the threat is very, very real. >> but is this a feasible ch
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